A Clean Slate

A compelling mix of the atmospheric and the austere, this space reverses the traditional relationship between kitchen and cook. Instead of the room catering to the needs of its users, its design—centering on some unconventional integral storage and a less-than-trophy range—challenges them. I'm an advocate for architecture and interiors that engage on this level; my kudos to Dutch designers Studio Ina-Matt. ina-matt.com